The doctoral programme in Education and ICT (e-learning) currently comprises specializations in three areas: teaching and learning processes; educational organization, management and policy; and technological resources for learning.
The programme is structured around a series of training and research activities (basic, thematic and methodological seminars) that provide doctoral students with support in carrying out all the actions required to write a thesis and earn a doctoral degree. We recommend that students seek admission to this doctoral programme after completing the UOC's university master's degree in Education and ICT (e-learning) or a similar programme.
The languages of instruction for the doctoral programme are Catalan, Spanish and English, and learning resources may be in any of these languages. A high level of proficiency in English is therefore required.
The programme is offered in the distance mode. Students may study part-time or full-time (if they obtain a grant that allows them to do so). In order to develop their e-learning research skills, doctoral students are assigned to a research group or work with a researcher. Oral examination and defence of the thesis will be conducted face-to-face.
The official status of the doctoral programme in Education and ICT (e-learning) is defined within the framework of the general provisions established by the Ministry of Education in Royal Decree 99/2011, of 28 January, which regulate official doctoral studies.
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